1 Masters, grant to your slaves justice and fairness, aknowing that you too have a Master in heaven.
2 aDevote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;
4 that I may make it clear ain the way I ought to speak.
12 aEpaphras, bwho is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always claboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may 1stand 2dperfect and 3fully assured in all the will of God.
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